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[USA] New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

"I think that many members of Congress have been shocked that children are suffering nicotine poisoning from working in U.S. tobacco fields," said Jo Becker, Human Rights Watch's children's rights advocacy director. "In response, they are pushing tobacco
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 22, 2014 08:05
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[Russia] Increased taxes, regulation key to fighting tobacco ‘epidemic,’ says UN health agency

The implementation of higher taxes on tobacco products and greater regulation for electronic cigarettes are among the decisions passed ...underscored the passing of Article 6 – a “landmark” decision taken by delegates in an effort to reduce the global con
UN News Service
added Oct 21, 2014 14:52
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Roswell Park-Led Study Documents Significant Rise in E-Cigarette Use Among Youth in Poland

This study adds to a growing body of evidence that e-cigarette use is increasing not only among adult smokers, but also among adolescents around the world.
PR Web
added Oct 21, 2014 14:48
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[Canada] Alberta government undecided about ban on menthol tobacco

Health advocates fear part of Alberta's flavoured tobacco legislation that would ban menthol may go up in smoke. Cathy Gladwin asked Health Minister Stephen Mandel and Premier Jim Prentice about the law last week when they knocked on her door while they
CBC News (ca)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:43
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[Ireland] Tot cheats death after e-cigarette exploded 'like a firework' inches from where he was playing

Stunned mum Frankie Worthington said the explosion could have killed her son Alfie if a table hadn't acted as a shield and protected him from the blast
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:41
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[Africa, Nigeria] CSOs urge Senate to align tobacco control bill with WHO-FCTC guidelines

AS the Senate presents the National Tobacco Control Bill (NTCB) for public hearing this week, a coalition of civil society groups has urged the lawmakers to ensure that the bill aligns with provisions of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Oct 21, 2014 14:00
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[Iowa] OFFNER: Getting the vapors over e-cigarettes

This isn’t about tween-age kids; it’s about controlling the buying habits of adults, and the entire business community should monitor this situation closely.
Waterloo-Cedar Falls (IA) Courier
added Oct 21, 2014 13:28
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[New York] SULLUM: For public health, let them vape cake

Critics like Constantinides and Rockefeller, guided by little more than their own idiosyncratic tastes, want to decree which flavors adult vapers may consume, even at the cost of deterring smokers from quitting. These taste tyrants elevate hypothetical t
New York Daily News
added Oct 21, 2014 13:21
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TAXATION AND PRICE (PDF)

The most effective policy for reducing tobacco consumption is to increase the price of tobacco products through tax increases. Higher tobacco prices: Encourage cessation among existing tobacco users; Prevent initiation among potential users; and Reduce t
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids International
added Oct 21, 2014 10:12
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[Massachusetts] Retailers challenge tobacco changes

Representatives of tobacco sellers in town turned out last night to register their opposition to a proposal seeking to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco in Andover from 18 to 21 and to toughen the rules governing their sale.
Lawrence (MA) Eagle-Tribune
added Oct 21, 2014 09:46
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